Rescue



verb (used with object), rescued, rescuing.
1.
to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil.
2.
Law. to liberate or take by forcible or illegal means from lawful custody.
noun
3.
the act of rescuing.
adjective
4.
of or relating to someone or something trained or equipped to rescue:
a rescue dog.
verb (transitive) -cues, -cuing, -cued
1.
to bring (someone or something) out of danger, attack, harm, etc; deliver or save
2.
to free (a person) from legal custody by force
3.
(law) to seize (goods or property) by force
noun
4.

the act or an instance of rescuing
(as modifier): a rescue party

5.
the forcible removal of a person from legal custody
6.
(law) the forcible seizure of goods or property

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